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Fattoria ColSanto

The Fattoria Colsanto estate and winery were established in 2001, in Bavegna a locality within the Montefalco DOCG production area, right in the heart of Umbria.

The original eighteenth century farmhouse is surrounded by 20 hectares of vineyards that boast 7500 vines per hectare of Sagrantino, Sangiovese, Montepulciano and Merlot.

The completely renovated winery, which features cutting-edge winemaking technology is where 3 very interesting wines are produced: Sangrantino, Montefalco Rosso and Ruris a blend of Sagrantino, Sangiovese and Merlot grapes.

There is also a B&B located within the estate. Six beautifully appointed en-suite rooms, each of which offer spectacular views of Spello and Assisi. Wine tastings and local specialities and wine-pairing events are regularly held at the winery.


Montefalco

GENERAL DATA

Vineyards: located at Montarone in the municipality of Bevagna.
Origin of ground: alluvial
Type of ground: Clay, lime
Grape: Sangiovese e Sagrantino
Vines per hectare: 7000

ORGANOLEPTIC CHARACTERISTICS

It has an intense ruby red color. Its bouquet is fruity. Well bodied, on the palate its tannins are soft and the aftertaste is long.

GRAPE HARVEST

The grapes are harvested at the beginning of October by hand using boxes, followed by gentle destemming.

VINIFICATION

The fermentation takes place at a controlled temperature of 23°C on the skins for fifteen days. This is followed by the malolactic fermentation which takes place 70% inside wooden barrels and 30% in steel tanks. Maturing lasts 15 months and this also takes place 70% in wooden barrels and 30% in steel tanks. At the end of this period, the wine is assembled and bottled. There follows a further period of refining in the bottle.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Drink with: matured cheeses, grilled meat.
Longevity: 10-12 years.
Serve at: 18°C.

Fattoria Colsanto
Via Cantalupo, località Montarone
06031 Bevagna (Perugia)
Tel / fax 0742.360412
cell. 348.2564773
info@livon.it
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